CHAPARROS 4-H CLUB
name of this unit shall be the Jamul Chaparros 4-H Club of San Diego County,
purposes of this unit shall be:
stimulate members personal growth and development.
Help gain mastery and competence, enhanced independence, and personal
values. Provide learning experiences
for members to practice and evaluate their growth.
help youth develop responsible citizenship.
Learn democratic ways and group living skills through practice.
Share in community service and citizenship projects and activities
effective leadership skills among youth and adults.
The 4-H unit is responsible
to the San Diego County 4-H Management Boars.
Management Boards and clubs are accountable to the University of
California (UC) and obligated to follow UC and 4-H Youth Development Program
(4-H YDP) policies and procedures, and abide by the core values of the
University of California 4-H YDP.
4-H club shall consist of at least 5 youth from 3 different families. Any boy or
girl may enroll in 4-H units upon meeting the enrollment criteria:
Must be 5 years old or in
kindergarten by December 31st of the
program year. Primary members
enrolling after December 31st must
participate as a primary member until the end of the program year.
Primary members cannot enroll in large animal projects. Approved animal
projects are determined by California 4-H policy.
Junior, Intermediate and Senior Members:
Must be 9 years old or in the
4th grade by December 31st of the
program year and may continue in the program until the end of the calendar year
in which they become 19 years of age.
Children are to enroll based
on their chronological age by December 31st.
guidelines and the specific purposes or projects of the local club, its
leadership and membership, determine local membership eligibility.
3. Duties of the Members.
by the 4-H member Code of Conduct;
by the Core Values of the University of California 4-H Youth Development
fully in project work;
records of the work done;
such duties of office or committees as may be required; and
make the meetings interesting and helpful.
officers of this group shall be President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary,
Correspondence Secretary, Treasurer, Reporter, Recreation Leader, Supply
Officer, Sergeant-at-Arms, Historian and Healthy Living Officer.
unit will have as many meetings as are necessary to complete project work and to
carry on a successful 4-H club program. A
minimum of eight (8) meetings is recommended.
Attendance and participation can be promoted through incentive and
Two adult volunteers must
be present at all 4-H club and project meetings. The organizational 4-H club
volunteer (club leader) and/or assistant organizational unit volunteer
(assistant club leader) must be in attendance at all club meetings unless they
arrange for an adult volunteer substitute. When two 4-H adult volunteers cannot
be at the meeting, one 4-H adult volunteer and another adult at least 21 years
old or 4-H staff member must be present instead.
with youth under 18 years of age may only leave their child(ren) at a meeting
following prior approval of the project leader.
They must arrive to pick up their children 15 minutes before the
scheduled meeting adjournment. Parents
are expected to abide by all University of California 4-H YDP policies and core
the policy of the University of California (UC) and the UC Division of
Agriculture & Natural Resources not to engage in discrimination against or
harassment of any person in any of its programs or activities on the basis of
race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender
identity, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical
conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental disability,
medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic
information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age,
sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (as
defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994
(USERRA), as well as state military and naval service. This policy is intended
to be consistent with the provisions of applicable state and federal laws and
policy also prohibits retaliation against any employee or person in any of its
programs or activities for bringing a complaint of discrimination or harassment
pursuant to this policy. This policy also prohibits retaliation against a person
who assists someone with a complaint of discrimination or harassment, or
participates in any manner in an investigation or resolution of a complaint of
discrimination or harassment. Retaliation includes threats, intimidation,
reprisals, and/or adverse actions related to employment or to any of its
programs or activities.
addition, it is the policy of the University and ANR to undertake affirmative
action, consistent with its obligations as a Federal contractor, for minorities
and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. The
University commits itself to apply every good faith effort to achieve prompt and
full utilization of minorities and women in all segments of its workforce where
deficiencies exist. These efforts conform to all current legal and regulatory
requirements, and are consistent with University standards of quality and
conformance with Federal regulations, written affirmative action plans shall be
prepared and maintained by each campus of the University, including the Division
of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Such plans shall be reviewed and approved
by the Office of the President and the Office of the General Counsel before they
are officially promulgated.
regarding the University’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Linda
Marie Manton, Affirmative Action Contact, University of California, Davis,
Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2801 Second Street, Davis, CA 95618, (530)
Jamul Chaparros 4-H club of San Diego County affirms and complies with this
University of California policy.
Community Club Leaders: ______________________________________
YDP Staff: ________________________________________________________________
Constitution was adopted at the Club Unit Meeting on October 18, 2016.